Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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WGUS85 KLKN 241215
FLSLKN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
415 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

For the Lower Humboldt, including Battle Mountain...Comus, moderate
flooding is occurring at and is expected to continue. Minor to near
moderate flooding is expected to continue.

...The water level downstream of Humboldt River Comus gage and
in the city of Winnemucca is expected to decrease through the
weekend. Water levels on the Humboldt River near Battle Mountain
are expected to hold steady through the weekend, then begin to
fall early next week...

                    FLD    OBSERVED         FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION            STG   STG DAY  TIME    Sat    Sun    Mon

Lower Humboldt
  Battle Mountain   9.5   10.5 Fri 03 AM   10.4   10.4   10.3
  Comus             9.5   10.8 Fri 03 AM   10.3   10.0    9.9

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas...

Stay tuned to developments by listening to noaa weather radio...

&&

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415 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Humboldt River At Battle Mountain.
* until further notice.
* At  3:15 AM Friday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 10.4 feet
* Impact...at 10.5 feet...Moderate lowland flooding throughout reach,
  with a number of rural roads impassable. No homes or basements
  flooded. Livestock stranding and miring begins to be a problem.
  3400 cfs, about a 5 year flood, 20 percent chance any year.

&&

LAT...LON 4074 11638 4055 11649 4060 11691 4076 11710 4093 11704

$$

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415 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Humboldt River At Comus.
* until further notice.
* At  3:15 AM Friday the stage was 10.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 10.2 feet
  by early tomorrow.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Moderate to major lowland flooding
  throughout reach. Many rural roads near river flooded. Minor to
  moderate flooding in lower portions of winnemucca. Main area
  impacted is between uprr and golconda street on west and second
  street on the east, beneath i80. 3800 cfs, about a 14 year flood, 7
  percent chance any year. Similar to floods of june 1921 and april
  1969.

&&

LAT...LON 4103 11702 4070 11705 4090 11762 4087 11800 4118 11795

$$




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